The Carnegie Observatories Lunch Talk Series

Unless otherwise noted, talks are on Fridays at 12:15PM in the auditorium at 813 Santa Barbara Street.  You can find a listing of lunch talks from previous years here.

Bring lunch.

We will begin accepting requests for talks for the Fall starting June 1st. 

Contact:  Andrew Newman and  Benjamin Shappee

Event Date Speaker
December 5, 2014 - 12:15pm Eduardo Bañados (MPIA)
The highest redshift quasars with Pan-STARRS1
December 12, 2014 - 12:15pm Greg Stinson (MPIA)
A critical phase in galaxy formation
December 18, 2014 - 12:15pm Jeb Bailey
Multiplexed Fiber Spectroscopy at Magellan: Searching for Exoplanets in Star Clusters
January 9, 2015 - 12:15pm Monica Turner (Leiden)
The properties of the gas around galaxies from metal-line absorption: insights into galaxy formation and the role of energetic feedback
January 16, 2015 - 12:15pm Alessandro Sonnenfeld (UCLA)
The evolution of early-type galaxies: a strong lensing perspective
January 26, 2015 - 12:15pm Branimir Sesar
The Nature and Orbit of the Ophiuchus Stream
January 30, 2015 - 12:15pm Kartik Sheth (NRAO)
The Assembly of Galaxy Disks: Results from ALMA, Spitzer and HST
February 6, 2015 - 12:15pm Vicky Scowcroft
Variable Stars as Precision Distance Indicators: From the Local Group to the Hubble Constant
February 13, 2015 - 12:15pm Howard Bond (PSU)
The Curious Case of Hevelius's Nova of 1670: An Intermediate-Luminosity Transient?
March 13, 2015 - 12:15pm David Hendel (Columbia)
Using tidal debris morphology to constrain the orbital parameters of infalling substructures
March 20, 2015 - 12:15pm Leo Singer (NASA/GSFC)
The Needle in the 100-Square-Degree Haystack: Bootstrapping Advanced LIGO Follow-Up With Fermi and PTF
March 27, 2015 - 12:15pm Dr. Ji Wang
Planet Formation Under Different Environments
May 15, 2015 - 12:15pm Catherine Vlahakis (ALMA)
First Science Results with ALMA at Long Baselines
May 29, 2015 - 12:15pm Pat Kelly (UCB)
Lensing, Supernovae, and Cosmological Distances
August 7, 2015 - 12:15pm Joe Antognini (Ohio State University)